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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
To: King Shaka Intl, Durban
To: Johannesburg
Departure dates: December 2016
Return airports: Ben Gurion, Israel
Return dates:  December2016
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 482921 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #160 on: November 05, 2014, 04:10:02 PM »
Yes, whats the question.
What should I expect?
How could I get an idea of what 10% of full fare will be? If there's a phone booking fee, will they waive it?
What's the policy for changes and cancellations on the INF?

Different reps gave me different 10% fares, plus it's not really practical to call them dozens of times to find out the exact price.
As for the other questions, I couldn't get clear answers from the reps.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #161 on: November 05, 2014, 04:14:38 PM »
What should I expect?
How could I get an idea of what 10% of full fare will be? If there's a phone booking fee, will they waive it?
What's the policy for changes and cancellations on the INF?

Different reps gave me different 10% fares, plus it's not really practical to call them dozens of times to find out the exact price.
As for the other questions, I couldn't get clear answers from the reps.
Im assuming it's on AF metal.

No clue about changes or cancellation, I would ask them about this.

Regarding the 10% it's like UA, Each rep will give you a different amount.

I would check to see how much the online price is and if it's 10% or less go with that or you can play HUCA.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #162 on: November 05, 2014, 04:16:31 PM »
Im assuming it's on AF metal.

No clue about changes or cancellation, I would ask them about this.

Regarding the 10% it's like UA, Each rep will give you a different amount.

I would check to see how much the online price is and if it's 10% or less go with that or you can play HUCA.
Already spoke to a few. I'm either very unlucky or they're all incompetent.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #163 on: November 05, 2014, 04:19:22 PM »
Plus, I wanted to book 2 one way instead of round trip. But I guess that will double the INF charge.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #164 on: November 05, 2014, 05:50:53 PM »
Do seats go back to inventory with KE once canceled? Instantly?

So I can call them and ask to split the reservation and attach my wifes ressy to her account?
IME, they do.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #165 on: November 05, 2014, 05:59:09 PM »
Plus, I wanted to book 2 one way instead of round trip. But I guess that will double the INF charge.
Booking 2 OW will be much more expensive than booking a RT.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #166 on: November 05, 2014, 06:49:22 PM »
Do seats go back to inventory with KE once canceled? Instantly?

So I can call them and ask to split the reservation and attach my wifes ressy to her account?
Why do you need to cancel? Just ask them to put her ressy in her account.

And yes, IME it always goes back instantly.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #167 on: November 05, 2014, 07:00:09 PM »
Why do you need to cancel? Just ask them to put her ressy in her account.

And yes, IME it always goes back instantly.
So they will split the ressy for me and attach her ressy to her account?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #168 on: November 05, 2014, 07:04:05 PM »
So they will split the ressy for me and attach her ressy to her account?
Yes.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #169 on: November 29, 2014, 03:47:39 PM »
I want to book TLV-CDG-ZRH which is 15k Flying Blue in Y. How long can the stop over in CDG be?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #170 on: November 29, 2014, 04:34:21 PM »
I want to book TLV-CDG-ZRH which is 15k Flying Blue in Y. How long can the stop over in CDG be?

Since it is international one way most like <24 hours
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #171 on: November 29, 2014, 05:07:31 PM »
Since it is international one way most like <24 hours
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #172 on: November 29, 2014, 06:37:14 PM »
Since it is international one way most like <24 hours
Is Intra Europe called international?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #173 on: November 29, 2014, 06:48:50 PM »

Is Intra Europe called international?

True. I forgot the consider Israel europe. But i still think it is <24. I guess anyone can confirm by making a mock search. Just not me. Not by a computer
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #174 on: December 11, 2014, 10:01:48 PM »
Trying to book Flying Blue award and im getting this message "your query is too complex-ed to be booked online please contact your local ticketing office"

I see a ressy, will it get ticketed by itself, or I have to call in?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #175 on: December 12, 2014, 12:06:33 AM »
Trying to book Flying Blue award and im getting this message "your query is too complex-ed to be booked online please contact your local ticketing office"

I see a ressy, will it get ticketed by itself, or I have to call in?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #176 on: December 12, 2014, 01:04:18 AM »
Does FB allow a free stopover on a domestic DL RT ticket?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #177 on: December 31, 2014, 10:55:59 AM »
I couldn't find anywhere where this has been discussed, If I am posting in the wrong place please excuse me...

1. United has an awesome feature called Expert Mode where you can see their 'Inventory', Is there anywhere where I can see Delta's inventory (mainly for award space)
2. Delta's award seat fare codes as of now are Economy- saver N, standard ND, peak NK, Business- saver O, standard OD, peak OK. Do we know what the new two levels will be?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #178 on: January 28, 2015, 05:02:56 AM »
Anyway to set an alert on a DL mileage ticket when it opens up?

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